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Nancy Anne Sumner

Female 1804 - 1876  (~ 72 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Nancy Anne Sumner was born in Jun 1804 in Grayson County, Virginia (daughter of James Sumner and Mourning Blanshard); died in Jul 1876 in Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky; was buried in Red Bird Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky.

    Notes:

    Nancy Jonckheere says here that they were married 24 Oct 1825.

    Nancy married Nicholas White on 13 Oct 1825 in Whitley County, Kentucky. Nicholas (son of John White and Mary Shelton) was born on 15 May 1802 in Kentucky; died on 29 Jun 1876 in Redbird, Whitley, Kentucky; was buried in Red Bird Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Holden Wade White was born on 3 May 1826 in Whitley County, Kentucky; died on 22 Oct 1872 in Whitley County, Kentucky; was buried in Pleasant Hill Baptist Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky.
    2. Naomi Nancy Oma White was born on 25 Jul 1827 in Whitley City, McCreary, Kentucky; died on 16 Feb 1907 in Whitley County, Kentucky; was buried in Red Bird Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky.
    3. John White was born on 4 Mar 1830 in Whitley County, Kentucky; died on 28 Aug 1896 in Whitley County, Kentucky; was buried in Red Bird Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky.
    4. Mark White was born on 27 Nov 1832 in Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky; died on 30 Jun 1893 in Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky; was buried in Red Bird Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky.
    5. Melvina Nancy White was born on 9 Aug 1835 in Whitley City, McCreary, Kentucky; died on 18 Nov 1898 in Whitley County, Kentucky; was buried in Concord Cemetery, Whitley, Kentucky.
    6. Dempsey C. White was born in 1839 in Whitley County, Kentucky; died on 6 Apr 1862 in Shiloh, Hardin, Tennessee; was buried in Shiloh National Cemetery, Shiloh, Hardin, Tennessee.
    7. Nicholas White was born about 1840 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
    8. Lucinda White was born about 1842 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
    9. James Ervin White was born on 4 Jul 1843 in Whitley City, McCreary, Kentucky; died on 9 Dec 1927 in Goldbug, Whitley, Kentucky; was buried in Ryan Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky.
    10. Jasper Newton "Newt" White was born in Jun 1848 in Whitley County, Kentucky; died in 1909 in Whitley County, Kentucky.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  James Sumner was born about 1766 in Gates, North Carolina; died in 1834 in Whitley County, Kentucky; was buried in Red Bird Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky.

    James married Mourning Blanshard on 3 Apr 1784 in North Carolina. Mourning was born in Mar 1768 in North Carolina; died in Sep 1834 in Whitley County, Kentucky; was buried in Red Bird Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Mourning Blanshard was born in Mar 1768 in North Carolina; died in Sep 1834 in Whitley County, Kentucky; was buried in Red Bird Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky.

    Notes:

    Sometimes called "Mahala", the name on her tombstone. Nicknamed "Holly," according to some.

    Assertions that she was of Cherokee heritage are, to the best of our knowledge, baseless.

    Children:
    1. Lydia Sumner
    2. Sally Sumner
    3. Nehemiah "Miah" Sumner was born between 1785 and 1787 in Buncombe, North Carolina; died on 14 Feb 1871 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
    4. John Sumner was born about 1792 in Buncombe, North Carolina.
    5. Mark Sumner was born on 3 Oct 1795 in Buncombe, North Carolina; died on 15 Sep 1869 in Whitley County, Kentucky; was buried in Concord Cemetery, Whitley, Kentucky.
    6. George Sumner was born in 1800 in Grayson County, Virginia; died between 1873 and 1880 in Monroe, Indiana.
    7. Frances Sumner was born about 1804 in Grayson County, Virginia; died about 1825 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
    8. 1. Nancy Anne Sumner was born in Jun 1804 in Grayson County, Virginia; died in Jul 1876 in Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky; was buried in Red Bird Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky.